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Optimistic Elderly May Live Longer 

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A 30-year study on 1,200 Israelis shows that optimism might extend lifespan. The study kicked off in the 1990s and followed people who were born in 1920 or 1921, analyzing their health, anxiety, function, social skills, economic well-being, integrity, and optimism. It also held one-on-one interviews to take stock of other physical, mental, emotional, and…

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Israeli Healthtech Sector is Thriving 

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Despite the turbulent moments of 2020, Israel healthtech is back on the investment map in a strong way. A sum of about $700 million dollars was invested in healthtech in the first quarter of 2021, which is already more than the $813 million made during the entire year of 2020. With the spotlight on healthcare,…

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Israel Prepares to Vaccinate 12-15 Year Olds After FDA Approval 

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With recent FDA approval, Israel is preparing the next round of vaccinations for 12-15-year-olds. The Pfizer shot was tested on 2,000 volunteers in their early teens in the United States, with strong results. No COVID-19 cases were detected after the full vaccination, while side effects were similar to adult side effects, including fever, chills, aches,…

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Israel Sends Aid and Equipment to India

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With a massive wave of COVID-19 hitting India, lack of equipment, organization, and manpower to treat the hundreds of thousands infected daily, Israel is jumping on board to support the country in crisis. With over 2.1 million cases in the last week, and 400,000 infected daily is an onslaught that no country could handle on…

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Justice for Sarah Halimi: Global Protests After French Ruling

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When 65-year-old Sarah Halimi was in her apartment in Paris, her 27-year-old neighbor decided to break in, brutally beat her, and then throw her out of a third-story window – targeting her because she was Jewish. The hate crime happened in April 2017, and Kobili Traore, the Muslim man who committed the crime, is now…

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